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Shavuot Bikkurim Parade & Fruit Drive 10:00 am
Shavuot Bikkurim Parade & Fruit Drive @ Congregation Kesser Israel
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
In honor of Shavuot, all children are invited to participate in our “Bikkurim” (fruit) parade and fruit drive. Children bring a decorated basket of fruit to services and are a part of a special parade that culminates...
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Young Families Tot Shabbat 10:15 am
Young Families Tot Shabbat @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 2 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
You are invited to Congregation Neveh Shalom to join other young families for a special Saturday morning Tot Shabbat with singing, dancing, stories, indoor picnic-style lunch and Shabbat fun.
Ezra Weiss/Marilyn Keller music 6:30 pm
Ezra Weiss/Marilyn Keller music @ Stevens Room, Portland Art Museum
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
June 2 Marilyn Keller and Ezra Weiss premiering excerpts from our new piece for Portland Jazz Composers’ Ensemble at the Portland Art Museum. Event is free with museum admission, which is just $5 after 5...
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Kiddush Club for K-2nd Grade 10:15 am
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Grade @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 3 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Join other families for prayer, singing, conversation and fun followed by an indoor picnic style lunch.
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders 10:15 am
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 3 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Meet in the MAIN service (Stampfer Chapel or Main Sanctuary) for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out with your friends for a fun and active lesson on the Torah portion (parsha)...
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) 10:15 am
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 3 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Join other young families for singing, dancing, stories, indoor picnic-style lunch, and Shabbat fun. Held every 1st and 3rd Saturday in Zidell Chapel.
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CNS Men’s Club Speaker Series: Ins and Outs of the Restaurant Business 9:30 am
CNS Men’s Club Speaker Series: Ins and Outs of the Restaurant Business @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Andrew Forgang, Neveh Shalom congregant and owner of restaurants Little Bird and Le Pigeon, will speak about the restaurant business. Includes a free brunch for members of Men’s Club. $5 donation requested from others.
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Wondering Jews Field Trip to Bob’s Red Mill 11:30 am
Wondering Jews Field Trip to Bob’s Red Mill @ Bob's Red Mill
Jun 6 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Join the Wondering Jews community for an enjoyable trip to Bob’s Red Mill. Please send RSVPs to Daniela Meltzer at dmeltzer@nevehshalom.org.
CSP Annual Meeting 7:00 pm
CSP Annual Meeting @ Zidell Hall, Rose Schnitzer Manor,
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm
“We invite our community to help us celebrate a new beginning” at the Cedar Sinai Park Annual Meeting. Come early (6:30 pm) for a tour of the new Harold Schnitzer Center for Living. then attend...
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Sculpt Yoga 8:00 am
Sculpt Yoga @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 8:55 am
Sculpt your body with this new class that combines powerful yoga poses with light weights, therabands and exercise balls to increase strength, tone muscles, and improve flexibility. Instructor: Tara Atkinson Wednesdays, April 5 – June...
On the Border: A Jewish Writing and Reading Workshop with Richard Chess 6:30 pm
On the Border: A Jewish Writing and Reading Workshop with Richard Chess @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Borders define and divide us. They can be sites of conflict, and they can be meeting places, where love, compassion, and kindness arise. Think of the threshold of a Jewish home, with its mezuzah affixed...
On the Border: Jewish Writing & Reading Workshop 6:30 pm
On the Border: Jewish Writing & Reading Workshop @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 7 @ 6:30 pm
Richard Chess, director for the Center for Jewish Studies at UNC Asheville, will lead this Jewish writing and reading workshop. Borders define and divide us. They can be sites of conflict, and they can be...
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a fun, introductory Israeli dance class. All levels are welcome. Six people needed to run class. Every Wednesday from April 19 to June 28. Note: No class May 31 Register: oregonjcc.org/registration; CG300
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CNS Young Family Tryon Creek Shabbat Hike 3:00 pm
CNS Young Family Tryon Creek Shabbat Hike @ Tryon Creek State Park
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join other families for a Shabbat hike at Tryon Creek State Park. FREE. Snacks will be provided. Contact Rabbi Eve for more information: eposen@nevehshalom.org
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ALEFBET: Tapestries of Grisha Bruskin 11:00 am
ALEFBET: Tapestries of Grisha Bruskin @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm
ALEFBET: The Alphabet of Memory OJMCHE’s inaugural exhibit in the main gallery features a visually stunning collection of works by Russian Jewish artist Grisha Bruskin, who is featured in Russia’s pavilion at this year’s Venice...
Portland Jewish Film Festival 7:00 pm
Portland Jewish Film Festival @ Whitsell Auditorium, Portland Art Museum
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm
Tickets and passes are available online at nwfilm.org. The 25th annual Portland Jewish Film Festival, featuring 18 films, is produced by the Northwest Film Center and co-presented with the Institute for Judaic Studies. See the...
Cooking for Outside In 12:00 pm
Cooking for Outside In @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us in the Neveh Shalom kitchen to prepare meals for 60 homeless teens. Questions? Call Chris Blair at 503-675-1328 or email Cathy Blair at cathyblair55@yahoo.com
OJMCHE Grand Opening 12:00 pm
OJMCHE Grand Opening @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
OJMCHE’s inaugural exhibit in the main gallery features a visually stunning collection of works by Russian Jewish artist Grisha Bruskin, who is featured in Russia’s pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale. Bruskin’s “The ALEFBET: the...
Jewish Community Orchestra Season Finale 3:00 pm
Jewish Community Orchestra Season Finale @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm
For more than 40 years, the Jewish Community Orchestra has combined standard classical fare with works by Jewish composers, or works relating to Jewish themes and historical events. As amateur musicians, the JCO’s goal is...
Jewish Community Orchestra Season Finale 3:00 pm
Jewish Community Orchestra Season Finale @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Verdi – Nabucco Overture Delibes – Sylvia Ballet Suite Avshalomov – Elegy for strings American Prize Winner in Composition Dvorak – American Suite $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students. Children under 6 free. Tickets at...
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Mussar with Rabbi Joshua Rose 2:30 pm
Mussar with Rabbi Joshua Rose @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mussar is an approach of self-awareness, self-understanding and personal development that is grounded in both deep reflection on Jewish texts and on spiritual practices that guide us toward greater control over our thinking and behaviors....
Nani: A Musical Journey into the Ancient Roots of Israeli Music 7:00 pm
Nani: A Musical Journey into the Ancient Roots of Israeli Music @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Please join Congregation Neveh Shalom and Israel360 for a special musical journey into the ancient roots of Israeli music by international musical artist, Nani. About Nani: Nani’s hypnotizing vocals breathe new life into the ancient Ladino...
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Mah Jongg Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout!
Mah Jongg Intermediate 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg Intermediate @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Registration code: CG 403 Register: oregonjcc.org/registration
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a fun, introductory Israeli dance class. All levels are welcome. Six people needed to run class. Every Wednesday from April 19 to June 28. Note: No class May 31 Register: oregonjcc.org/registration; CG300
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Aging in Place: A Talk on the Village Movement 1:30 pm
Aging in Place: A Talk on the Village Movement @ MJCC
Jun 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Do you know someone who wants to age in their own home?  Come learn about River West Village. Part of the Village Movement, which started in Boston 15 years ago, we help people age at...
River West Village Introduction 1:30 pm
River West Village Introduction @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The MJCC is partnering with River West Village, a nonprofit forming in SW Portland that helps the elderly and handicapped stay safely and comfortably in their own homes by providing services and community. Not a...
Neveh Shalom Annual Congregational Meeting 7:00 pm
Neveh Shalom Annual Congregational Meeting @ Congregation Neveh Shalom (Birnbach Hall)
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
All members of Neveh Shalom are welcome to attend.
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EXHIBIT: This Is Where I Live 12:00 pm
EXHIBIT: This Is Where I Live @ Blue Sky Gallery
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 2 @ 12:11 pm
Exhibition Theme: This Is Where I Live is a collective photographic portrait of Israel and the West Bank as seen by the people who call this region home. From 2010–2013, photographer Wendy Ewald worked with...
Young Families Tot Shabbat 10:15 am
Young Families Tot Shabbat @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 16 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
You are invited to Congregation Neveh Shalom to join other young families for a special Saturday morning Tot Shabbat with singing, dancing, stories, indoor picnic-style lunch and Shabbat fun.
Ezra Weiss Big Band at Cathedral Park 4:00 pm
Ezra Weiss Big Band at Cathedral Park @ Cathedral Park
Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 Ezra Weiss Big Band at Cathedral Park Jazz Festival 4 pm Free Concert near the St. John’s Bridge.
CNS Keshet Pride Shabbat Evening 5:45 pm
CNS Keshet Pride Shabbat Evening @ Congregation neveh Shalom
Jun 16 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Celebrate Pride Weekend with a special Shabbat dinner! All LGBTQ individuals and families with an LGBTQ parent or child are welcome (Neveh Shalom members and non-members are welcome). 5:45pm: Appetizers; 6:15pm: Shabbat Evening Service; 7:15pm:...
CNS Keshet Pride Shabbat Evening 5:45 pm
CNS Keshet Pride Shabbat Evening @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 16 @ 5:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Celebrate Pride Weekend with a special Shabbat dinner! All LGBTQ individuals and families with an LGBTQ parent or child are welcome (CNS members and non-members alike). The evening schedule is as follows — 5:45pm: Appetizers...
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Pianist of Willesden Lane 7:30 pm
Pianist of Willesden Lane @ The Armory
Jun 17 @ 7:30 pm – Jun 30 @ 7:30 pm
Portland Center Stage at The Armory features The Pianist of Willesden Lane in a return engagement after sold out crowds during is 2016 run in Portland. This true story of a young musician separated from...
Tiferet Shabbat 9:15 am
Tiferet Shabbat @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Jun 17 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm
Please join Congregation Shaarie Torah for a special Shabbat morning service. At this service, we will include new melodies, explore the service with some reflections on the prayers themselves, and chant according to the Triennial cycle...
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Grade 10:15 am
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Grade @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 17 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Join other families for prayer, singing, conversation and fun followed by an indoor picnic style lunch.
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders 10:15 am
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 17 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Meet in the MAIN service (Stampfer Chapel or Main Sanctuary) for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out with your friends for a fun and active lesson on the Torah portion (parsha)...
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) 10:15 am
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 17 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Join other young families for singing, dancing, stories, indoor picnic-style lunch, and Shabbat fun. Held every 1st and 3rd Saturday in Zidell Chapel.
Fourth Annual Lefty Sing Along: The Songs of Cohen & Dylan 6:30 pm
Fourth Annual Lefty Sing Along: The Songs of Cohen & Dylan @ Private Home
Jun 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
A fundraiser for P’nai Or and 350PDX, led by Dan Anolik, Joan Glebow, Joel Glick, Lisa Lieberman, Les Milfred, Bruce Morris & Rob Vergun. We will be singing songs written by the late Leonard Cohen,...
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Portland PRIDE Parade 8:00 am
Portland PRIDE Parade @ Portland
Jun 18 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Portland PRIDE Parade @ Portland
Join the MJCC and a dozen other Jewish organizations and synagogues from our community as we march together at Portland PRIDE. Meet between 8 – 10 am on NW Everett between 8th and Broadway. Join...
New DATE: PJFF Reception 6:30 pm
New DATE: PJFF Reception @ Andre Stevens Room, Portland Art Museum
Jun 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Please celebrate the Silver Anniversary of the Portland Jewish Film Festival with a reception in the Andre Stevens room prior to the screening of “Fanny’s Journey.”  An article in the June/July issue of Oregon Jewish Life...
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Mah Jongg Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout!
Mah Jongg Intermediate 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg Intermediate @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Registration code: CG 403 Register: oregonjcc.org/registration
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a fun, introductory Israeli dance class. All levels are welcome. Six people needed to run class. Every Wednesday from April 19 to June 28. Note: No class May 31 Register: oregonjcc.org/registration; CG300
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MJCC Day Camp Kick-off Party! 4:00 pm
MJCC Day Camp Kick-off Party! @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 22 @ 4:00 pm
Summer Day Camp party! Thursday, June 22 4:00 pm
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Fourth Fridays with Rabbi Eve 5:15 pm
Fourth Fridays with Rabbi Eve @ Contact for location
Jun 23 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Rabbi Eve Posen welcomes Shabbat with music and stories. Potluck dinner to follow. Co-sponsored by PJ Library. Please contact Rabbi Eve for location: eposen@nevehshalom.org
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Story Time with Rabbi Eve at Hillsdale Farmer’s Market 10:30 am
Story Time with Rabbi Eve at Hillsdale Farmer’s Market @ Rieke Elementary Playground
Jun 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Rabbi Eve at Rieke Playground for a special story. Fun for all ages! Co-sponsored by PJ Library.
Storytime at Hillsdale Farmer’s Market with Rabbi Eve Posen 10:30 am
Storytime at Hillsdale Farmer’s Market with Rabbi Eve Posen @ Rieke Playground
Jun 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Rabbi Eve at Rieke Playground for a special story hour during the Hillsdale Farmer’s Market. Fun for all ages! Co-sponsored by PJ Library.
CNS Sisterhood Sunday / Rosh Chodesh 12:30 pm
CNS Sisterhood Sunday / Rosh Chodesh @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 25 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Emrace Rosh Chodesh – a woman’ sacred time. Join Karen Sharp, herbalist and student of spiritual thought, as we find ways to bring the spiritual themes of each Jewish month into our lives by using our senses...
Bring on the Light 7:30 pm
Bring on the Light @ RSVP For address
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Eve Levy and the women of Shine for a Rosh Chodesh Ladies-Night-Out celebrating the month of Tammuz. Design beautiful scented candles and join Eve for a look at the month of Tammuz and how...
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Mah Jongg Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout!
Mah Jongg Intermediate 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg Intermediate @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Registration code: CG 403 Register: oregonjcc.org/registration
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a fun, introductory Israeli dance class. All levels are welcome. Six people needed to run class. Every Wednesday from April 19 to June 28. Note: No class May 31 Register: oregonjcc.org/registration; CG300
Jewish Heritage Night with the Portland Thorns 7:00 pm
Jewish Heritage Night with the Portland Thorns @ Providence Park
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for a fun night of Portland Thorns soccer with all your friends from the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland, the MJCC, and the rest of our community! The Portland Thorns host FC Kansas...
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Zelda’s Garden Dedication 11:30 am
Zelda’s Garden Dedication @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 29 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join us on Thursday, June 29 as we honor Zelda Springer, who swam in the Warm Water Pool at the MJCC for over 50 years. Through a significant contribution from a group of Zelda’s friends, the neglected...
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Shabbat on the Plaza 6:00 pm
Shabbat on the Plaza @ Congregation Beth Israel
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm
Shabbat on the Plaza Join us for our second Shabbat on the Plaza of the season! We’ll dance, sing, picnic and welcome Shabbat all together! Young families are encouraged to arrive beginning at 5:30 PM...
North Coast Shabbat 8:00 pm
North Coast Shabbat @ Bob Chisholm Center
Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm
The first service for the North Coast Shabbat group will be held on Friday, March31 at 8:00 pm at the Bob Chisholm Center in Seaside. Services are usually held on the last Friday of the...

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